コンビニエンスストア

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Japanese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From American English convenience store.[1][2][3]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Tokyo) ンビニエンス [kòńbíníéńsú sútóà] (Nakadaka - [9])[4][5]
  • IPA(key): [kõ̞mbiniẽ̞nsɯᵝ sɯ̥ᵝto̞a̠]

Noun[edit]

コンビニエンスストア (romaji konbiniensu sutoa)

  1. A convenience store (US); corner shop (UK); corner store (Canada, Australia)

Usage notes[edit]

Partly due to its length, this term is not used as much in everyday Japanese as its shortened form コンビニ (​konbini).

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 1988, 国語大辞典(新装版) (Kokugo Dai Jiten, Revised Edition) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan
  2. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  3. ^ 1995, 大辞泉 (Daijisen) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Shogakukan, ISBN 4-09-501211-0
  4. ^ 2006, 大辞林 (Daijirin), Third Edition (in Japanese), Tōkyō: Sanseidō, ISBN 4-385-13905-9
  5. ^ 1998, NHK日本語発音アクセント辞典 (NHK Japanese Pronunciation Accent Dictionary) (in Japanese), Tōkyō: NHK, ISBN 978-4-14-011112-3